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Edmonton Ellerslie Demands a Strong Social

Edmonton Ellerslie Demands a Strong Social

Agenda in Government (Dr Judi L Malone is seeking the nomination for the Alberta NDP in the Edmonton-Ellerslie Constituency) Edmonton(ATB): Candidacy and nomination races are at the heart of democracy because theyprovide choice and a voice to constituents who get to determine who will be on the ballot in thenext …

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Mountie in charge of early N.S. mass shooting response hopes testimony offers families some peace

The RCMP officer who was in charge of the police response during the first hours after 911 calls came in from Portapique, N.S., hopes his testimony provides some answers for families even as some people who lost loved ones took to the streets again in protest.  Staff Sgt. Brian Rehill offered …

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3 homes under evacuation order after landslides, no other buildings at risk, Whitehorse mayor says

The City of Whitehorse issued orders of evacuation for three homes it considers at risk after two more landslides over the weekend. Mayor Laura Cabott said in a Monday afternoon news conference at city hall that no other downtown buildings or homes are currently at risk. She said two of the homes …

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Oilers vs. Avs could be another McDavid-fuelled classic

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. They say all politics is local. Maybe they should say the same about hockey fandom. Once a team is eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, …

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Law groups ‘alarmed’ over arrest of lawyer outside Ford rally near Hamilton airport

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Women In Canadian Criminal Defence (WICCD) are criticizing the arrest of a Toronto-based lawyer near an Ontario Progressive Conservative campaign stop in Hamilton last Thursday. “We are alarmed that any citizen, let alone a member of our profession, would be treated by police — seemingly on behalf of an …

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Why Sidhu Moose Wala’s violent death has sent shock waves from Punjab to Brampton

The death of a renowned musician who rose to fame in Brampton, Ont., has sent shock waves across Punjabi communities around the world. Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, known by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot dead in Punjab on Sunday, police in the Indian state confirmed. He was 28. Moose Wala’s impact on Punjabi …

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First Nations call on federal ministers to extend Indian day school claims process

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. As the deadline for the countrywide class-action settlement for First Nations and Inuit children who suffered harm while attending federally run Indian day schools approaches, calls for an extension are growing. The deadline to submit a claim for the $1.47-billion settlement between Canada and …

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Nearly 300,000 Canadians waiting for Nexus approval as backlog grows

Canada’s backlog of Nexus applications has ballooned into the hundreds of thousands, despite a sharp downturn in applicants during the pandemic, prompting blowback from frustrated travellers as clogged airports continue to overflow. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) says 295,133 Nexus applications have yet to be processed due to ongoing …

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Outdoorsman’s wood hut saved boys from deadly storm

Tyson Peers built his “Viking house” in woods near his home in Hawkesbury, Ont., to withstand just about anything, but he didn’t know how soon it would be put to the ultimate test.  On the afternoon of May 21, Peers, 21, an avid outdoorsman who posts “bushcraft” videos of his wilderness …

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